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Archive for February 19th, 2013

This Time Next Week: WABA’s Annual Members Meeting

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Are you a WABA member? Our annual meeting is next Tuesday, and you’re invited to attend to learn about the state of the organization and what we’re working on.

On Feb. 26, we’ll meet at 6:30 p.m. in the Eaton Room at All Souls Unitarian Church (1500 Harvard St. NW) for brief presentations by WABA staff and its board president. Elections for new board members will also take place.

Light appetizers will be served. The meeting will conclude at 8:30 p.m. Please RSVP if you plan to attend.

Not a WABA member? Join today.

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Bicycle Safety Omnibus Bill Introduced in D.C. Council Today

Today, councilmembers Mary Cheh and Tommy Wells introduced to the D.C. Council the bicycle safety omnibus bill. It makes it easier to ride a bike in D.C. by altering requirements for cyclists (like removing the requirement that all bikes be equipped with a bell) and proposes that drivers face points on their license for bike-related traffic infractions.

The bill has yet to be referred to committee, but WABA supports it and the provisions it suggests for cyclists and drivers.

Read the full text of the bill below:

Bicycle Safety Omnibus Draft_2 1 13 by wabadc

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